Legg believed the cause was impairment of blood supply to the femoral
epiphysis, Calve believed rickets, and Perthes deduced an ...
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease occurs when too little blood is supplied to the ball
portion of the hip joint (femoral head). Without an adequate blood supply, this ...
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease usually occurs in boys 4 through 10 years old.
There are many theories about the cause of this disease, but little is actually
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, or Perthes disease, as it is usually called, is a ...
The lack of an adequate blood supply causes the head of the femur bone to die.
Mar 4, 2015 ... Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is avascular necrosis of the proximal
femoral head resulting from compromise of the tenuous blood supply ...
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Perthes disease (also known as Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, or Calve Perthes
... of the hip, which can restrict movement and cause problems with walking.
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Perthes disease — also known as Legg-Calve-Perthes, named for the three ... in
girls, however, it is more likely to cause extensive damage to the bone in girls.
Causes of LCP disease. We have decades of experience treating children with
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